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The Clintons addressing the dress and the address

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:32:02 -0800

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC, is a good place to get a close up view of our nation’s presidents. Why, you can even have a picture taken with your favorite president to show the folks back home. But now it seems there might be a little something extra in the […]

Israel’s Netanyahu says any nuclear deal with Iran is a bad deal

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:17:15 -0800

WASHINGTON, DC – The standing ovation in the house of representatives was not for President Obama’s state of the union speech, but for Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu making his much debated speech at the invitation of Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner. Netanyanu, laying out the case that any nuclear deal with Iran […]

State Senate passes $15 billion transportation package

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:11:43 -0800

Just 18 days after its initial unveiling, Senate lawmakers have passed a $15 billion transportation package that includes an 11.7-cent increase to the state gas tax over the next three years.

Senior Official Confirms Obama's AUMF Intentionally Ambiguous to Allow Broad War Powers

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:06:27 -0800

Under Secretary of Defense Christine Wormuth testified Tuesday that proposed legislation 'designed to give us some breadth and discretion as to who we go after.'

Cheap wonder metals will make a faster, cleaner world

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:05:58 -0800

If only aluminium, titanium and magnesium were cheaper, they would replace steel and help us cut fuel bills and emissions. That day may not be far off

Uber Family offers kids-friendly tablets in Washington, DC

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:03:59 -0800

If you live in Washington, DC, and are a fan of Uber's family-focused option, you don't have to hand your phone over to the little ones to keep them busy during the ride. The transportation company is partnering with Fuhu to equip Uber Family commute...

Grants to assist hearing impaired on offer

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:00:34 -0800

Grant applications are now being sought for projects and activities to improve the lives of hearing impaired New Zealanders.

SoCal Lawmaker, Rabbi Hail Speech From Israeli PM Netanyahu

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:00:29 -0800

A U.S. Congressman from Orange County and a prominent Southland rabbi were both on Capitol Hill Tuesday for a controversial speech from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the Iran nuclear talks.

House passes bill funding DHS through September

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:59:12 -0800

In a stinging defeat for conservatives, the bill does not include language restricting Obama's immigration policies

Smithsonian bans selfie sticks

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:56:32 -0800

The Smithsonian has made it official: Selfie sticks are a no-no.

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